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Lea-Francis Lynx

(1960 model)

Brief specs of 1960 Lea-Francis Lynx

2-door 2+2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in, 100.7 kW / 135.0 hp / 135.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 203.0 N·m / 149.7 lb·ft / 149.7 lb·ft @ 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Lea-FrancisIssued from1960
ModelLynxIssued until
SerieLynxNumber made4
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerLea-FrancisCountryCH

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4572 mm / 180.0 in / 180.0 inTotal (curb) weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 lb
Width1778 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2515 mm / 99.0 in / 99.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerFordValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supply3 SU carbsEngine displacement2553 cm3 / 155.8 cu in / 155.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity425.50 cm3/cylinder / 25.966 cu in/cylinder / 25.966 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power100.7 kW / 135.0 hp / 135.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque203.0 N·m / 149.7 lb·ft / 149.7 lb·ft at 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm / 4250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)40.3 kW / 54.0 hp / 54.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.4 kW/l / 0.867 bhp/cu in / 0.867 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque79.5 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed193 km/h / 120 mph / 120 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio135.0 kW/ton / 102.3 bhp/ton / 102.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailshydraulicBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Lea-Francis Lynx

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